Youth Program Officer

Tags: Law English language Environment
  • Added Date: Monday, 09 May 2022
  • Deadline Date: Tuesday, 24 May 2022
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Result of Service

To strengthen the Youth Empowerment and Training Initiative (YETI). In support of the work and further strengthening the youth engagement work in Caribbean and Pacific regions, an individual contractor will undertake the tasks mentioned in this document. In addition, the individual contractor will manage the social media component of the ACP MEAs 3 Programme

Work Location

Homebased

Expected duration

6 months

Duties and Responsibilities

Organizational setting and reporting:

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. The Law Division is the lead division charged with carrying out the functions of UNEP in the field of environmental law, governance and related policy issues, including those pertaining to the coherent implemenation of multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs).

Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Program Manager, ACP MEAs 3 Programme, the individual contractor will work with a core group of colleagues from ACP MEAs 3 programme, engage with experts within and outside UNEP to develop and deliver on the tasks identified under section 3 here.

3. Specific tasks and responsibilities include:

1. Support the consolidation of Youth Empowerment and Training Initiative (YETI) work, including follow up related to work in Africa, Europe
2. Roll out Youth engagement work in Caribbean and Pacific in collaboration with relevant partners
3. Support the social media work of ACP MEAs3 programme by working on developing content, editing and monitoring posts
4. Prepare documents, report and other material in support of ACP MEAs 3 programme on issues related to youth and communications work
5. Assist in implementation of ACP MEAs work related to networking with partners.

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications: Bachelor degree in any branch of science (social sciences, natural sciences including), management, art and the related field is required.
Experience: Minimum of two yearsโ€™ experience in engagement with various stakeholder groups, including youth, project support, social media and related communication issues is required. Experience in working with social sciences issues and engagement with womenโ€™s group is a desirable.
Language: Fluency in written and spoken English Language is a requirement

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTSโ€™ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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